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Richard St. John

Location of Photo:

Las Cruces, NM

Date/Time of photo:

6 June 2012 0157 UTC


Orion solar filter on a 4" Unitron achromatic refractor and equatorial mount. Image through eyepiece using camera on LG HTC phone.


I expected more distortion in the sun's image as it set behind the mountains west of Las Cruces, NM. Smoke from Gila Wilderness fire and clouds cooperated by their absence.


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